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Apostle Islands Kayaks

690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
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Terrible experience

Our family was beyond excited to kayak to the sea caves. There was rain in the forecast for the day... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Laura A
via mobile
I can't recommend this enough!

The kayak tour through the sea caves was a highlight of our trip to the Apostle Islands! Chris, our... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
SelenaP04
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Our family was beyond excited to kayak to the sea caves. There was rain in the forecast for the day we booked, but we checked in with Ed the day before and he assured us we would be fine. The morning of the trip you...More

4  Thank Laura A
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Edward K, Owner at Apostle Islands Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Laura unfortunately chose the wettest week of the summer. Everyone else had cancelled - we normally take 12 on the tour - but since they "were leaving the next day," and could not reschedule, I agreed to take the six of them kayaking. There was...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The kayak tour through the sea caves was a highlight of our trip to the Apostle Islands! Chris, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the area and told great stories. They also did a nice job of making sure that our group stayed together. If...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our trip to the caves and cliff jumping! Our 2 kids (8 and 11) had a blast! Ed was so nice and very experienced. My 11 year wanted to try a single kayak on the way back from the caves so Ed switched...More

Thank Sadie S
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Our family of 5 enjoyed a day on Lake Superior. We met Ed and the rest (11 total in our group) at the Town Park. It took at least an hour to unload the lifejackets, get paddles, kayaks, and Ed teaches you how to paddle....More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were looking for a fun activity with some exercise involved and we found it. We booked a half day (4hr) tour to the limestone caves with a leader. The kayaks were ready and gear was out when we arrived on the beach at 8AM....More

Thank Myron S
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

It was an amazing experience. We had a great time with friends. Edward is very interesting and nice person. He taught us how to work with pedals and showed us the most beautiful places of Madeline Island.

Thank Marina M
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We took the early ferry to Madeline Island, as it gave us time to visit the town. We had no idea that our instructor was 80 years old. He was quite agile and was way faster than any of us. Wow! He is also quite...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

My family were all "first timers" when we booked our reservation on 6-11-16. To begin with, Ed gave us walking directions from the ferry since we were staying in Bayfield. Once we FINALLY arrived to his location he inquired about our car. Not knowing we...More

7  Thank Melissa P
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Edward K, Owner at Apostle Islands Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This review was recently called to my attention (2 years later). Our records show that the reservation was booked on 6.9.16 not 6.11.16 and that a booking confirmation email was sent to M.T. and opened on 6.9.16 for kayaking on 6.11.16. The confirmation letter gave...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

What a great experience. We are beginners but felt super comfortable with Ed. He is probably the most interesting person we've ever met who wants to make sure you not only have a great time but learn the right way to kayak. We started in...More

1  Thank Ronda M
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This was the best thing we did on Madeline Island by far. Ed was very flexible and fun and we had a great day!

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sallyandbillh
15 May 2015|
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Response from Edward K | Property representative |
Our kayak tours are perfect for parents with you children. It is probably best for each parent to take a child in a double kayak. From Big State Park on Madeline Island we paddle to the caves and cliffs on Madeline. Take... More
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